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A Guide on Demolition Planning.

Do you intend to pull down your home for renovations? Well, demolition works should be well planned to minimise the risk of accidents. Therefore, your contractor should come up with a demolitions plan detailing all aspects of the planned exercise. Below is a short guide on what to include in a demolitions plan. Home Inspection The contractor should inspect your home to determine the scope of works. During the inspection, the contractor will be on the lookout for hazards such as low-lying branches and electrical cables that might cause accidents at the site. Read More 

Two Tips for Those Who Need to Knock Down a Concrete Garage in Preparation for a Building Project

If you have to knock down your concrete garage so that you can build a new structure in its place, here are a few tips that should help you with this stage of your construction project. Keep a damp cloth in your pocket when breaking apart the concrete It's important to ensure that you have access to a damp cloth whilst you are using your sledgehammer or jackhammer to break apart the concrete. Read More 

Why you need to think about builders hardware

Whether you are a builder, plasterer, decorator, landscaper or any other type of tradesman, you will know the importance of sticking to deadlines and being able to finish a job quickly. Winning work in the first place is important, but if there are constant delays and stoppages during the project, your customer will soon become disillusioned and your reputation will suffer. The importance of builders hardware  One of the biggest causes of project delays is the need to wait for materials to arrive on site. Read More 

Ways To Make The Most Of Bathroom Space

When designing a new bathroom, it's important for it to look uncluttered and also to work well, even at busy times of day when everyone wants it at once. Here are thee ways to make the most of your available bathroom space.  Consider The Bathtub A good element to start with is the bathtub. Do you want or need it? If you have children, the answer is probably yes. Otherwise, your response may be more open. Read More 

Understanding Excavators

Excavators are primarily used for digging. Other earthmoving equipment can also be used for digging, but they cannot compete with how deep an excavator digs or how efficient it has been constructed. They are also used for trenching or lifting and loading materials like pipes. Some individuals use them to break up rocks or concrete and even compacting soil. You should, however, read the manual before carrying out the latter tasks as proper attachments are required. Read More 

About Me

Building an Home Extension

Hello, my name is Wendy and this is my construction blog. I do not work in the construction industry myself, but I have spent the last 7 months of my life with construction workers and contractors as they designed and built an extension to my property. I had always dreamed of extending my home so we could enlarge the kitchen and have an additional bedroom on the second-floor. My husband always objected, but when I won some money on the lotto, he couldn't stop me. The contractors were really great and I got a real insight into the industry so I decided to start this blog.

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A Guide on Demolition Planning.
22 July 2019

Do you intend to pull down your home for renovatio

Two Tips for Those Who Need to Knock Down a Concrete Garage in Preparation for a Building Project
8 July 2019

If you have to knock down your concrete garage so

Why you need to think about builders hardware
18 June 2019

Whether you are a builder, plasterer, decorator, l

Ways To Make The Most Of Bathroom Space
21 May 2019

When designing a new bathroom, it's important for

Understanding Excavators
6 May 2019

Excavators are primarily used for digging. Ot